Karen has completed her first year of the Juris Doctor program at the University of Alberta. While at law school, she volunteered with Student Legal Services of Edmonton and the Edmonton Community Legal Centre. Prior to attending law school, Karen obtained a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Neuroscience from the University of Alberta. During her undergraduate degree, she received the Office of the Provost and VP (Academic) Summer Research Award and an Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Summer Studentship to conduct research. Karen completed her Bachelor of Science with First Class Honors and was awarded a Dean’s Silver Medal in Science.